Many claim that once their tooth aches, their body aches along with it too.
Often it is really quite hard dealing with toothache, add to it the fact that
you can never have it removed unless the dentist sees that the swelling
of the gums subsides. By this, the only thing you can do is to wait but if
you know a home remedy for toothache, it may help you in relieving the
pain. Gathered below are some home remedies for toothache to aid you
free yourself from the suffering intense pains of your aching tooth.
In the Orient, a well-recognized home remedy for toothache is the use of
boiled guava leaves as a gargling solution. In a saucepan, heat four to
five guava leaves until it comes to a near boil. Allow the solution to warm.
Then, use the solution in washing the mouth letting the liquid penetrate
into the hole of the tooth for several seconds. Repeat this for quite a
number of times and you will be surprised to feel a considerable relief
In the absence of guava leaves however, some people employs the use
of a salt solution as a home remedy for toothache. It is done to cleanse
the tooth and also to lessen the pain.
A fresh garlic clove contains Allicin, a substance that garlic releases once
it is crushed. Interestingly, Allicin has the property of reducing pain. But
it is important to remember than when using fresh garlic cloves as a
home remedy for toothache, the garlic is not left on the tissue of the
gums for too long as this may cause burning.